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The following grant deadlines are coming up within the next two months. The full list of all Arts programs (600+) with deadlines up to April 1, 2020, is available as an excel spreadsheet for $15. Email me and it’s yours.


Artists of All Disciplines
1/Sep/19 – Career Development, Arts New Brunswick
1/Sep/19 – Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund (EATF), Edmonton Arts Council
1/Sep/19 – Learn – Travel/Professional Development, Manitoba Arts Council
3/Sep/19 – Travel Grants for Individuals, Alberta Found. for the Arts
10/Sep/19 – Arts Abroad: Circulation and Touring, Canada Council for the Arts
10/Sep/19 – Arts Across Canada: Circulation and Touring, Canada Council for the Arts
10/Sep/19 – Explore and Create: Concept to Realization Project, Canada Council for the Arts
10/Sep/19 – Explore and Create: Research and Creation, Canada Council for the Arts
10/Sep/19 – Share – Present, Manitoba Arts Council
10/Sep/19 – Share – Tour, Manitoba Arts Council
12/Sep/19 – Music Creation Projects, Ontario Arts Council
15/Sep/19 – Artist Project Small Grants, Edmonton Arts Council
15/Sep/19 – Arts Fund, Yukon Arts and Culture
15/Sep/19 – Professional Project Grants, Newfoundland Arts Council
15/Sep/19 – Tour Support, Music Nova Scotia
15/Sep/19 – Touring Artist Fund, Yukon Arts and Culture
1/Oct/19 – Advanced Artist Development Award, Yukon Arts and Culture
1/Oct/19 – Creation Grant, Arts New Brunswick
1/Oct/19 – Documentation, Arts New Brunswick
1/Oct/19 – Travel Grant, Edmonton Arts Council
2/Oct/19 – Explore and Create: Concept to Realization Project, Canada Council for the Arts
2/Oct/19 – Explore and Create: Research and Creation, Canada Council for the Arts
10/Oct/19 – Create – any Discipline, Manitoba Arts Council
15/Oct/19 – Individual Artist Program, Calgary Arts Development
15/Oct/19 – Learn – Travel/Professional Development, Manitoba Arts Council
16/Oct/19 – Deaf and Disability Projects, Ontario Arts Council
16/Oct/19 – Touring, Ontario Arts Council
23/Oct/19 – Explore and Create: Professional Development for Artists, Canada Council for the Arts
31/Oct/19 – Project Funding all Arts, NWT Arts Council
1/Nov/19 – Career Development, Arts New Brunswick

Film, TV & Digital Media
3/Sep/19 – Film and Video Individual Project Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
4/Sep/19 – English Regional Production  Bonus, Canada Media Fund
5/Sep/19 – Convergent: Diverse Languages Program, Canada Media Fund
5/Sep/19 – Innovation Program: Production, Canada Media Fund
17/Sep/19 – Media Arts Projects, Ontario Arts Council
19/Sep/19 – Francophone Minority Program: Production, Canada Media Fund
24/Sep/19 – Short-Form Digital Series Non-Fiction, Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund
26/Sep/19 – Experimental Stream: Commercial Projects Production, Canada Media Fund
30/Sep/19 – Media Arts Organizations, BC Arts Council
1/Oct/19 – Media Artists Creation Projects, Ontario Arts Council
3/Oct/19 – Web Series Program, Canada Media Fund
10/Oct/19 – Corus-CMF Page to Pitch Program, Canada Media Fund
13/Oct/19 – Strategic Funds: Digital Literacy, Canada Council for the Arts
15/Oct/19 – Media Arts Organizations, BC Arts Council
16/Oct/19 – Multi and Integrated Arts, Ontario Arts Council
16/Oct/19 – Performance Envelope Program, Canada Media Fund
16/Oct/19 – Rogers Cable Network Fund, Rogers Funds
30/Oct/19 – Development Program: Development Envelope (English and French), Canada Media Fund
30/Oct/19 – Film Fund – Production, Ontario Creates/OMDC
31/Oct/19 – Exhibition Assistance, Telefilm Canada

Musicians & Record Labels
3/Sep/19 – Artist Manager Program Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
3/Sep/19 – Music Individual Project Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
9/Sep/19 – Music: Music Creation and Audio Recording, Toronto Arts Council
13/Sep/19 – Comissioning Assistance, Socan Foundation
13/Sep/19 – Presentation Assistance, Socan Foundation
15/Sep/19 – Marketing Program, Music Nova Scotia
15/Sep/19 – Mentorship Program, Music Nova Scotia
15/Sep/19 – Music Company Development, Creative BC/BCMF
15/Sep/19 – Music Recording Production Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
15/Sep/19 – Music Recording Production Fund for Out-of-Province Artists, Manitoba Film + Music
15/Sep/19 – Showcase Support, Music Nova Scotia
15/Sep/19 – Tour Support, Music Nova Scotia
2/Oct/19 – Music Production and Presentation Projects, Ontario Arts Council
3/Oct/19 – OMF – Music Futures, Ontario Creates/OMDC
17/Oct/19 – Artist Development, Factor
17/Oct/19 – Juried Sound Recording, Factor
17/Oct/19 – Music Organizations: Festivals, Ontario Arts Council
20/Oct/19 – Support to Music Companies, Factor
24/Oct/19 – OMF – Music Industry Development, Ontario Creates/OMDC
1/Nov/19 – Music Videos/Digital Marketing Properties, RBC Music Video Project

Indigenous Arts
3/Sep/19 – Indigenous Arts Individual Project Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
15/Sep/19 – Equinox for Indigenous Artists, Arts New Brunswick
15/Sep/19 – Mi’kMaq Cultural Activities Program, Nova Scotia Culture Funding
19/Sep/19 – Indigenous Arts Projects, Ontario Arts Council
21/Sep/19 – Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples – Indigenous Organizations, Canada Council for the Arts
21/Sep/19 – Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples – Short-Term Projects, Canada Council for the Arts
25/Sep/19 – Indigenous 360 – Create, Share, Learn, Manitoba Arts Council
10/Oct/19 – Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse, Ontario Arts Council
15/Oct/19 – Indigenous Cultural Centres, BC Arts Council
22/Oct/19 – Aboriginal and People of Colour Access and Career Development, Ontario Arts Council
31/Oct/19 – Aboriginal Arts Administrator Internships, First Peoples’ Cultural Council
31/Oct/19 – Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts, First Peoples’ Cultural Council
31/Oct/19 – Arts Micro-Grants, First Peoples’ Cultural Council
31/Oct/19 – Emerging Individual Artists, First Peoples’ Cultural Council
31/Oct/19 – Organizations and Collectives, First Peoples’ Cultural Council
31/Oct/19 – Project Funding all Arts, NWT Arts Council
31/Oct/19 – Sharing Traditional Arts, First Peoples’ Cultural Council
1/Nov/19 – Indigenous Arts Organizations Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts

Theatre
3/Sep/19 – Theatre Individual Project Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts

Dance
3/Sep/19 – Dance Individual Project Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
2/Oct/19 – Dance Training Projects: Equity and Access, Ontario Arts Council
8/Oct/19 – Dance Projects, Ontario Arts Council

Writers & Publishers
3/Sep/19 – Literary Individual Project Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
15/Sep/19 – Canadian Periodical Fund: Business Innovation, Heritage Canada
15/Sep/19 – Canadian Periodical Fund: Collective Initiatives, Heritage Canada
15/Sep/19 – Creative Writers, BC Arts Council
20/Sep/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Literary Publishers, Canada Council for the Arts
30/Sep/19 – Funding for Book Publishers, BC Arts Council
10/Oct/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Literary Publishing Projects, Canada Council for the Arts
13/Oct/19 – Strategic Funds: Digital Literacy, Canada Council for the Arts
15/Oct/19 – Funding for Book Publishers, BC Arts Council
24/Oct/19 – Literary Projects: Comics, Poetry, Non-Fiction, Ontario Arts Council

Visual Arts & Galleries
3/Sep/19 – Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
30/Sep/19 – Public Museums, BC Arts Council
30/Sep/19 – Visual Arts Organizations, BC Arts Council
1/Oct/19 – Public Art Commissions, Alberta Found. for the Arts
10/Oct/19 – Deaf and Disability Materials for Visual Artists, Ontario Arts Council
15/Oct/19 – Museums and Visual Arts Organizations, BC Arts Council
15/Oct/19 – Visual/Media Arts: Media Artists, Toronto Arts Council
17/Oct/19 – Craft Projects, Ontario Arts Council

Festivals & Event Projects
1/Jun/19 – Collective Initiatives: Showcase Production for Export-Ready Artists, Factor
15/Sep/19 – Arts Fund, Yukon Arts and Culture
16/Sep/19 – Open Door, Toronto Arts Council
19/Sep/19 – Ontario Arts Presenters Projects, Ontario Arts Council
30/Sep/19 – Local Festivals, Heritage Canada
30/Sep/19 – Professional Arts Festivals, BC Arts Council
1/Oct/19 – Community Performing Arts Orgs Operating Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts
1/Oct/19 – New Festival Seed Grants, Edmonton Arts Council
1/Oct/19 – OMF – Live Music, Ontario Creates/OMDC
1/Oct/19 – Professional Arts Festivals and Presenters, Heritage Canada
2/Oct/19 – Music Production and Presentation Projects, Ontario Arts Council
9/Oct/19 – Arts Across Canada: Arts Festivals and Presenters, Canada Council for the Arts
15/Oct/19 – Professional Arts Festivals, BC Arts Council
24/Oct/19 – OMF – Music Industry Development, Ontario Creates/OMDC
1/Nov/19 – Festival Operating Grant, Edmonton Arts Council

Community & Non-Profit Arts Organizations
9/Sep/19 – Organizational Access Program, Calgary Arts Development
15/Sep/19 – Arts Equity Funding Initiative, Nova Scotia Culture Funding
15/Sep/19 – Culture Quest, Yukon Arts and Culture
15/Sep/19 – Professional Project Grants, Newfoundland Arts Council
15/Sep/19 – Support – Strengthen, Manitoba Arts Council
15/Sep/19 – Touring Artist Fund, Yukon Arts and Culture
16/Sep/19 – Emerging Curator Fellowship, Alberta Found. for the Arts
19/Sep/19 – Ontario Arts Presenters Projects, Ontario Arts Council
25/Sep/19 – Arts Across Canada: Public Outreach – Composite Grants, Canada Council for the Arts
30/Sep/19 – Arts and Cultural Services Orgs, BC Arts Council
30/Sep/19 – Community Arts Organizations, BC Arts Council
30/Sep/19 – Community Arts Program, Newfoundland Arts Council
30/Sep/19 – Media Arts Organizations, BC Arts Council
1/Oct/19 – Public Art Commissions, Alberta Found. for the Arts
9/Oct/19 – Performing Arts Internships, Metcalf Foundation
10/Oct/19 – Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse, Ontario Arts Council
15/Oct/19 – Community Arts Development, BC Arts Council
15/Oct/19 – Cultural Diversity in the Arts Program, Edmonton Arts Council
15/Oct/19 – Grants to Organizations and Small Groups, Nova Scotia Culture Funding
16/Oct/19 – Deaf and Disability Projects, Ontario Arts Council
16/Oct/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Professional Development for Arts Professionals, Canada Council for the Arts
20/Oct/19 – Explore and Create: Artist-Driven Organizations, Canada Council for the Arts
22/Oct/19 – Aboriginal and People of Colour Access and Career Development, Ontario Arts Council
24/Oct/19 – Market Development Projects, Ontario Arts Council

Education Projects
5/Oct/19 – Learn – Artists in Schools, Manitoba Arts Council
15/Sep/19 – Share – Artists in Communities, Manitoba Arts Council
16/Sep/19 – Artists in the Library, Toronto Arts Council

Arts Sector Programs
15/Sep/19 – Cultural Industries Training Fund, Yukon Arts and Culture
16/Sep/19 – TAC Cultural Leaders Lab, Toronto Arts Council
2/Oct/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Support Organizations, Canada Council for the Arts
9/Oct/19 – Engage and Sustain: Artistic Catalysts, Canada Council for the Arts
9/Oct/19 – Performing Arts Internships, Metcalf Foundation
10/Oct/19 – Engage and Sustain: Artistic Institutions, Canada Council for the Arts
13/Oct/19 – Strategic Funds: Public Access to Arts, Canada Council for the Arts
13/Oct/19 – Strategic Funds: Transformation of Organizational Models, Canada Council for the Arts
16/Oct/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Professional Development for Arts Professionals, Canada Council for the Arts
20/Oct/19 – Explore and Create: Artist-Driven Organizations, Canada Council for the Arts
22/Oct/19 – Aboriginal and People of Colour Access and Career Development, Ontario Arts Council
22/Oct/19 – Business Intelligence Program, Ontario Creates/OMDC
23/Oct/19 – Arts Across Canada: Translation, Canada Council for the Arts
23/Oct/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: National Arts Service Organizations, Canada Council for the Arts
24/Oct/19 – Market Development Projects, Ontario Arts Council
30/Oct/19 – Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development Projects, Canada Council for the Arts
1/Nov/19 – Provincial Arts Orgs Operating Funding, Alberta Found. for the Arts

Anytime Deadlines (Apply before you start the project)
Access Support Fund, Canada Council for the Arts
Access to Markets and Access to Festivals, Manitoba Film + Music
Arts Abroad: Representation and Promotion, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Abroad: Residencies, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Abroad: Translation, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Abroad: Travel, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Across Canada: Representation and Promotion, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Across Canada: Travel, Canada Council for the Arts
Arts Organizational Support, Edmonton Arts Council
Business Travel, Music Nova Scotia
Celebrate Ontario 2019-2020 Blockbuster, Celebrate Ontario
Collective Initiatives: Digital Marketing, Factor
Collective Initiatives: Industry Events, Factor
Collective Initiatives: Showcase Production for Artists from Official Language Minority Communities, Factor
Community Presenter, Music Nova Scotia
Comprehensive Artist, Factor
Comprehensive Music Company, Factor
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples – Small-Scale Activities, Canada Council for the Arts
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples – Travel, Canada Council for the Arts
Creative Industries Fund
Nova Scotia Dept of Culture
Cultural Events for New Canadians, Yukon Arts and Culture
Culture Innovation Fund
Nova Scotia Dept of Culture
Export Event Initiatives, Creative BC/BCMF
Feature Film Development Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
Feature Film Marketing, Manitoba Film + Music
Feature Film Production Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
Festival Participation Program, Telefilm Canada
Grant Program for Emerging Talent and Micro-Budget Production, Manitoba Film + Music
Indigenous Arts, Toronto Arts Council
Industry Events and Initiatives, Creative BC/BCMF
Innovation Program, Telefilm Canada
International Co-Productions, Canada Media Fund
Live Performance: Tour and Showcase support, Factor
Market Access for Language Minority Communities, Canada Council for the Arts
Market Development Travel Assistance, Ontario Arts Council
Marketing and Promotion for non-FACTOR-Funded Sound Recordings, Factor
Marketing Program, Telefilm Canada
Music Video and Viral Video Fund, Manitoba Film + Music
New Canadians Event Fund, Yukon Arts and Culture
Pitch-Readiness Program, Manitoba Film + Music
Professional Artists’ Travel Fund, Newfoundland Arts Council
Professional Development, Independent Production Fund
Professional Development Program, Socan Foundation
Project Development Fund, Creative BC/BCMF
Radio Fund, Factor
Record Marketing, Manitoba Film + Music
Recording Artist Touring Support Program, Manitoba Film + Music
Rogers Telefund, Rogers Funds
Script Development Program, Harold Greenberg Fund
Seed Grants, Trillium Foundation
Sponsorship and Collective Initiatives, Factor
Strategic Funding Program, Nova Scotia Culture Funding
Tourism Development Fund, Ontario Dept Culture
Travel Assistance Program, Socan Foundation
TV and Web-Based Shows Development, Manitoba Film + Music
Video Program, Factor
Visual/Media Arts: Visual Artists, Toronto Arts Council
Webdocs Program, Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund